across the board

across the board  {adv. phr.}
1. So that equal amounts of money are bet on the same horse to win a race, to place second, or third.
I bet $6 on the white horse across the board.
- Often used with hyphens as an adjective.
I made an across-the-board bet on the white horse.
2.  {informal}
Including everyone or all, so that all are included.
Thе President wanted taxes lowered across the board.
- Often used with hyphens as an adjective.
Thе workers at the store got an across-the-board pay raise.
Categories: {adv. phr.} {informal}

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